Beat the Summer Heat With Tree Top's Nutritious Smoothie Recipes

Beat the Summer Heat With Tree Top's Nutritious Smoothie Recipes

SELAH, WA--(Marketwire -07/18/12)- Convenient and kid-friendly, smoothies are ideal fuel for adults and kids alike. They're also a refreshing summer treat, a nutritious afternoon snack and a great on-the-go breakfast option. Tree Top, producers of apple juice made with 100 percent USA apples, has compiled a list of smoothie recipes that are easy to make, nutrient-rich and, of course, tasty.

Featuring a variety of flavors, these smoothie recipes include Tree Top's 100 percent apple juice, which satisfies 1/2 cup of the daily recommended fruit servings (2 cups) and contains half of the recommended daily value for vitamin C. Other whole fruits and low-fat dairy options pack a punch of flavor and vitamins.

Blueberry Dazzler

  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ingredients Directions Image ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- 3/4 cup Tree Top Pour the Tree Top Apple Juice Apple Juice into a blender. Add yogurt and -- 1/2 cup plain low-fat process until smooth. Add the or Greek yogurt banana and half of the -- 1 banana, sliced and blueberries and process well; frozen then add the remaining high res images -- 1 cup frozen blueberries and process until available blueberries smooth. Pour the mixture into 2 large or 4 small glasses and garnish with fresh blueberries. Serve immediately. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Forest Fruit Smoothie

  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ingredients Directions Image ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- 1 cup Tree Top Orange Pour the orange juice and Juice apple juice into a blender; -- 1 cup Tree Top Apple add banana and half of the Juice forest fruits and process -- 1 banana, sliced and until smooth. Add remaining frozen forest fruits and process high res images -- 3 cups frozen forest until smooth. Pour mixture available fruits (blueberries, into 2 large or 4 small raspberries, glasses and garnish with a blackberries, etc.) fresh strawberry slice. Serve immediately. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ingredients Directions Image ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- 1 cup Tree Top Apple Put all ingredients in a Juice blender and process until -- 1 pint strawberries, smooth. Pour into 2 large or 4 hulled, sliced and small glasses. Serve frozen immediately. -- 1 banana, sliced and frozen high res images -- 1 apple, peeled, available cored, sliced and frozen -- 6 oz vanilla low-fat or Greek yogurt -- 1 teaspoon vanilla ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

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About Tree Top
Since 1960, Tree Top has provided premium, quality juices, fruit based products and ingredients to consumers and most of the world's leading manufactures. The grower-owned cooperative operates eight processing facilities in the heart of Washington's apple country, Oregon and California. With more than 1,100 growers, the co-op creates the widest array of fruit-based products and ingredients available on the market. Tree Top's passion and attention to quality and craftsmanship makes it the first choice for customers. For more information, visit

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